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Posted May 04, 2022in Feature 1

Summer Arts & Entertainment Guide

Ah, there’s nothing like summer in Des Moines. Concerts, exhibitions, sporting events, shows, markets, runs and rides, festivals, fairs… Attractions abound in central Iowa, and we’ve listed them all out [...]

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Posted May 04, 2022in Feature 2

Different, but the same — The evolution of the Iowa Cubs continues

Iowa Cubs President and General Manager Sam Bernabe does not, and never will, fear change. For the past 39 years in his role at the managerial helm of Des Moines’ [...]

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Posted April 06, 2022in Feature 1

Iowa Barnstormer players in uncharted territory

First-year Iowa Barnstormer Darius-James Peterson knows the quarterback slot for the Iowa Barnstormers is somewhat hallowed territory.  Mention the Iowa Indoor Football League franchise name around the league, and, inevitably, [...]

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Posted April 06, 2022in Feature 2

Iowa Phoenix showcases women’s football

Soon after moving to central Iowa a few years ago, Jennifer Trevillian and best friend Shannon Christensen decided to do something they’d never done before: attend a hockey game. In [...]

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Posted April 06, 2022in Feature 3

Hightail it to High Trestle

  Cycling continues to increase in popularity in central Iowa, and the economic boom is being enjoyed by many communities, which have sprouted some fine dining and drinking establishments over [...]

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Posted March 02, 2022in Feature 1

Quite the Pickle

Do you enjoy playing tennis? How about ping-pong? Or badminton? If you checked all three boxes — or even if you didn’t — we have a sport or you: pickleball.  [...]

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Posted March 02, 2022in Feature 2

The pipes are calling you

A close friend of mine lived directly behind his elementary school. On St. Patrick’s Day in his fifth-grade year, he went to school without wearing any green. Shamed by classmates [...]

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Posted January 05, 2022in Feature 1

Winter Arts & Entertainment Guide

Are you bouncing off the walls? Or are you under the weather with cabin fever? Are you irritated by an annoying itch that only some good old-fashioned fun can scratch? [...]

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Posted January 05, 2022in Feature 2

Psychic Guidance

Goddess Keyes, aka Yvette Keyes, pauses, looking hard at the cards.  I feel a tingly whisper of warning on the back of my neck. Will she see that my wife [...]

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Posted December 01, 2021in Feature 1

’Twas the night before…

Our Christmas classic for the holidays Publisher’s note: Forty-four years ago, when Michael Gartner was editor of The Des Moines Register, he walked over to the desk of writer Bob [...]

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